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Israel, Jordan: Pressure Mounts Over Temple Mount Israel, Jordan: Pressure Mounts Over Temple Mount
- July 30, 2017

It comes after Israel installed metal detectors and CCTV cameras outside the mosque, which is one of the most sacred Islamic sites but also stands on the holy site that Jews call Temple Mount . "She was in danger of being trampled by large crowds ..." The Egyptian Al Jazeera office shut down in 2013. Seemed going ok then sound of stun grenades. (more...)
Judiciary committee to pull Manafort subpoena Judiciary committee to pull Manafort subpoena
- July 30, 2017

The other person says that Manafort has agreed to additional interviews with the Senate Intelligence Committee staff. While the Judiciary Committee was willing to cooperate on equal terms with any other committee to accommodate Mr. Emails sent to Donald Trump Jr, the president's son, before the meeting show he agreed to meet with Russian attorney, Natalia Veselnitskaya, after being told she was a Russian government lawyer, bearing damaging information about Trump's opponent Hillary ... (more...)
Trump despidió a su jefe de gabinete será reemplazado por un militar Trump despidió a su jefe de gabinete será reemplazado por un militar
- July 30, 2017

La portavoz de la Casa Blanca , Sarah Huckabee Sanders, informó en un comunicado de prensa que Kelly "iniciará el lunes por la mañana (en su nuevo cargo) y hará una reunión de gabinete tras jurar el cargo". Luego de borrar el tuit, Scaramucci negó que se tratara de una amenaza a Priebus y dijo que era "un aviso público que todos los altos funcionarios del gobierno ayudan a poner fin a filtraciones ilegales". (more...)
Sen. Graham: Trump Demonstrated Weakness by Not Firing Sessions
- July 30, 2017

And Sessions. And anyone else who is unwilling to protect Trump and his closest friends and family from the mounting evidence that they conspired with Russian Federation to install Trump in the White House. Some lawmakers also expressed disquiet with Trump's public humiliation of Sessions, who has mostly stayed silent on his boss's criticism. Trump told The New York Times that if Mueller looks at anything involving his business dealings, "that's a violation". (more...)
Election Commission Seeks Report From Gujarat Govt Over Alleged Horse-Trading Of MLAs Election Commission Seeks Report From Gujarat Govt Over Alleged Horse-Trading Of MLAs
- July 30, 2017

The Congress in the state is rattled by the resignations of six MLAs in the last couple of days, ahead of the Rajya Sabha election in which the party has fielded Sonia Gandhi confidante Ahmed Patel as a candidate. "You have taken them (lawmakers) to Bengaluru. taken away their mobiles". Chief Minister Vijay Rupani denied the Congress' claims. However, the BJP queered the pitch for Patel by fielding Balwantsinh Rajput, who quit Congress to join the BJP, for the third seat. (more...)
North Korea Missile Test: Expert Warns North Korea Missile Test: Expert Warns "We Should Be Worried"
- July 30, 2017

The Pentagon said the missile flew about 2,300 miles nearly straight up before plunging into the sea off Japan about 620 miles from its launch site. Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said in a statement, "The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile launch from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America". (more...)
Police condemn Trump for endorsing police brutality Police condemn Trump for endorsing police brutality
- July 30, 2017

Chief Jim Bueermann (Ret.), the police foundation president, said in a statement: "While the President's support for law enforcement is appreciated by many who have and continue to serve our communities, we can not support any commentary - in sincerity or jest - that undermines the trust that our communities place in us to protect and serve". (more...)
Hamburg attacker was known to security forces as Islamist: mayor Hamburg attacker was known to security forces as Islamist: mayor
- July 30, 2017

The 26-year-old migrant who killed one person and injured six others in a knife attack in a Hamburg supermarket on Friday was known to German security forces as an Islamist, the city's mayor said. He and Hamburg Mayor Olaf Scholz toured the site of the attack, talked to witnesses and met with one of the hospitalized victims. His asylum request was rejected late previous year and authorities were trying to secure new Palestinian papers to deport him - a process in which they said he had ... (more...)
Russian Federation retaliates over United States sanctions Russian Federation retaliates over United States sanctions
- July 30, 2017

President Trump said Friday night he would sign the sanctions legislation because Congress was responsive to his input on the bill . Russia's action, outlined in a statement from the Foreign Ministry, came a day after the Senate voted for new sanctions against Russian Federation, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and anger the Republican Party, Reuters reported. (more...)
Call It 'Sneaky Repeal,' Not 'Skinny Repeal' Call It 'Sneaky Repeal,' Not 'Skinny Repeal'
- July 30, 2017

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME - joined McCain and all Democrats to reject the amendment, which would have repealed a mandate that most individuals get health insurance and would have suspended a requirement that large companies provide coverage to their employees. (more...)
Boko Haram allegedly releases video of kidnapped Unimaid staff Boko Haram allegedly releases video of kidnapped Unimaid staff
- July 30, 2017

Most of the workers are reportedly from the university, which has a partnership with the oil corporation concerning a project around Lake Chad Basin. Al-Barnawi, scion of the late group leader Mohamed Yusuf, is a leader of a Boko Haram faction and is also said to be recognized by Daesh. (more...)
Phoenix infant dies in hot vehicle _ second such death in city Phoenix infant dies in hot vehicle _ second such death in city
- July 30, 2017

The incident happened a day after a 7-month-old boy was found in a hot vehicle near 44th Street and Greenway Road in north Phoenix. The baby was pronounced dead at the scene. The boy's death Friday was the first hot auto death in Maricopa County this summer. Tragically, this is the second deadly hot auto incident in just two days. (more...)
Obamacare 'skinny repeal' rejected after Pence tried to lobby McCain Obamacare 'skinny repeal' rejected after Pence tried to lobby McCain
- July 30, 2017

He tweeted later that the Senate needed a rules change to "immediately go to a 51 vote majority, not senseless 60", even though on the crucial vote a simple majority of 51 votes, including a tie-breaker by Vice President Mike Pence , was all that was needed. (more...)
What's next for McConnell, GOP senators after the latest health care failure? What's next for McConnell, GOP senators after the latest health care failure?
- July 30, 2017

We'd like to believe that three failed GOP attempts to dump tens of millions of Americans off their health care insurance in order to fund a massive tax break for the nation's wealthy might finally lead to a bipartisan Congress - one that would roll up its collective sleeves to help the country's middle class. (more...)
Donald Trump Tweet-Rages After John McCain Kills Obamacare Skinny Repeal Donald Trump Tweet-Rages After John McCain Kills Obamacare Skinny Repeal
- July 30, 2017

Broader legislation was defeated earlier in the week. This isn't the first time Trump has taken to Twitter to exhort the Senate to change its rules. Insurers have until September to finalize their 2018 health plans in many Obamacare marketplaces. They want to start talking about their other priority, to overhaul the tax code. (more...)
Australia's Labor opposition vows republic referendum — BBCI Australia's Labor opposition vows republic referendum — BBCI
- July 30, 2017

We are Australians. Our head of state should be an Australian, too. A second vote would be held later on how the Australian head of state would be selected and appointed, Shorten proposed. Mr Turnbull founded the republic movement and led the "yes" campaign before the 1999 republic referendum. "No one will ever lose respect for her as an individual, or her accomplishments, or her family as a result of a change to an Australian head of state". (more...)
Japanese defence minister resigns Japanese defence minister resigns
- July 30, 2017

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida will take over Inada's responsibilities, at least for now. Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada speaks during a press conference on her resignation of minister at Defense Ministry in Tokyo Friday, July 28, 2017. (more...)
Euro 2017: England confident they can break hoodoo Euro 2017: England confident they can break hoodoo
- July 30, 2017

Premier League stadiums ranked by local temperature: Where is warmest? England have looked like the best team at this tournament so far, and I've encouraged you all along to back them to win it . Taylor is the tournament's top scorer having scored four goals from five shots in her two games to date . "Every forward wants to win the golden boot", she added. (more...)
Russia Says Will Retaliate Against US Sanctions Russia Says Will Retaliate Against US Sanctions
- July 30, 2017

In a almost unanimous vote on Tuesday, the House approved measures imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 presidential election and curbing President Donald Trump's ability to get rid of those sanctions without first obtaining Congressional permission. (more...)
Trump will sign bill imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation, says White House Trump will sign bill imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation, says White House
- July 30, 2017

The Kremlin had previously said it would not impose any sanctions on the US until Trump signs the bill. Maloney said the JCPOA clearly allows the USA to pass new sanctions against Iran on matters outside the nuclear file: "It was clear throughout the negotiations and in the text of the JCPOA that significant USA restrictions on Iran's economy would remain intact", she said, "nor does the deal preclude the imposition of new measures on grounds unrelated to Iran's nuclear program". (more...)
Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats following fresh sanctions Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats following fresh sanctions
- July 30, 2017

Russia's Foreign Ministry says Minister Sergei Lavrov has told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call that Moscow was forced to respond to the new package of US sanctions and that it is still willing to improve ties with Washington. (more...)
McCain, two other Republicans, help defeat repeal of Obamacare McCain, two other Republicans, help defeat repeal of Obamacare
- July 30, 2017

But this morning, he reversed course and cast the deciding "no" vote, joining Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and quashed their party's hopes of undoing Obamacare . Then, at 1:29 this morning, he walked to the center of the Senate floor, paused to make sure everyone was watching, raised his arm, and, like a Roman emperor deciding the fate of a fallen gladiator, turned his thumb down as he said, "No". (more...)
Russian Federation sanctions pass Senate with limits on Donald Trump's power Russian Federation sanctions pass Senate with limits on Donald Trump's power
- July 30, 2017

The White House initially wavered on whether the president would sign the measure into law. It accused the USA of using the law to "create unfair competitive advantages for the U.S. "We do not rule out for ourselves any steps so that, so to say, "bring back to senses" the brazen Russophobes, setting the tone now, first of all those on the Capitol Hill, and dictating solutions of the kind", he said. (more...)
Trump ousts Priebus, names Kelly as White House chief of staff Trump ousts Priebus, names Kelly as White House chief of staff
- July 30, 2017

Wolf Blitzer pressed Reince Priebus , now the former chief of staff for President Trump , on the accusation lobbed his direction from the new White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci . The Daily Mail points out that Scaramucci was seen without his wedding ring at the White House earlier Thursday. When asked what Priebus said during the flight, King said, "Good poker face, showed nothing". (more...)
Russian Federation orders United States to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions Russian Federation orders United States to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions
- July 30, 2017

The bill, which includes a provision that allows Congress to stop any effort by U.S. President Donald Trump to ease existing sanctions on Russian Federation, will now be sent to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto. "And it would take new steps to tighten those sanctions", McCain said on the Senate floor. If confirmed that Russia's move would affect hundreds of staff at the USA embassy, it would far outweigh the Obama administration's expulsion of 35 Russians in ... (more...)

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